Due to audio issues with a non-Beth Jacob Zoom meeting at Tuesday’s funeral, many people have asked for a copy of Stuart Bear’s eulogy; it can be found here. (Shiva Info)


The Beth Jacob Climate Change Initiative’s goal is to help the Beth Jacob community reduce our individual and collective contributions to climate change. Learn more at the Climate Action Hub.

You are invited to “opt in” to the Climate Change Initiative email list to receive periodic updates and special news from us, along with occasional alerts to take advocacy actions requested by trusted organizations on behalf of climate change mitigation work. We promise to not bombard you with notes, and you can always “unsubscribe” whenever you want. Just send an email to Climate@beth-jacob.org (please include your full name) and we’ll sign you up!

We are proceeding with this work in four dimensions:  awareness, communal space, individual households and advocacy. Follow the links below to learn more about current efforts.  Questions?  Want to join in our efforts?  Please email Susan Moses-Zirkes:  smzirk@gmail.com.


There are lots of ways to stay current on what’s happening at Beth Jacob! We send a weekly email, along with other occasional updates, along with birth and death notices; to sign up (or manage your email subscription), go to Beth-Jacob.org/email, or just text BJCMAIL to 22828.

Our Facebook group is another place to find out about events, as well as connect with others in the Beth Jacob Community. To join, go to facebook.com/groups/BethJacobCongregation and click “Join”.

The Kol Ya’akov print newsletter is typically mailed out once a month, and you can always read an online version of the most current issue (looks great on an iPad or other tablet, and you can click the links!) at Beth-Jacob.org/KY. To get added to the Kol Ya’akov distribution list, or to let us know if your phone, address, or email has changed, contact the Beth Jacob office at 651-452-2226 or BJCoffice@beth-jacob.org.

As always, let us know what works best for you. We want to hear your feedback!